Dawn News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA Briefing on Upcoming Launch of Asteroid Belt Mission
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, June 20, 2007
    Posted on: 6/20/2007 3:45:50 PM PDT

  • Dawn Media Opportunity Rescheduled to June 20
    Kennedy Space Center - Wednesday, June 13, 2007
    Posted on: 6/13/2007 3:07:31 PM PDT

  • Dawn Arrives in Florida -- A Little After Dawn
    Kennedy Space Center - Wednesday, April 11, 2007
    Posted on: 4/11/2007 9:00:03 AM PDT

  • Only Five More Days for Your Name to Rise With the Dawn
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Monday, October 30, 2006
    Posted on: 10/30/2006 6:37:11 PM PDT

  • DLR welcomes the reinstatement of NASA's Dawn mission
    DLR - Tuesday, March 28, 2006
    Posted on: 3/28/2006 7:05:13 AM PDT

  • NASA Reinstates the Dawn Mission
    NASA HQ - Monday, March 27, 2006
    Posted on: 3/27/2006 10:55:33 AM PDT

  • NASA Announces Final Dawn Decision Today
    NASA HQ - Monday, March 27, 2006
    Posted on: 3/27/2006 6:58:21 AM PDT

  • Dawn's Early Light Volume 2, Issue 1 March 2003
    University of California Los Angeles - Monday, March 17, 2003
    Posted on: 3/17/2003 6:55:25 AM PDT

  • UT Geologist Helps NASA Explore Giant Asteroids
    University of Tennessee Knoxville - Thursday, January 10, 2002
    Posted on: 1/10/2002 7:21:01 PM PDT

  • Orbital Selected by JPL for $80 Million Contract to Design and Build First Main-Belt Asteroid Spacecraft
    Orbital ATK - Thursday, January 3, 2002
    Posted on: 1/3/2002 6:02:42 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Image: Topography of Vesta's South Polar Region
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - November 7, 2011
    Posted on: 11/7/2011 4:51:15 PM PDT

  • Color composite images of Vesta
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - October 27, 2011
    Posted on: 10/27/2011 4:03:52 PM PDT

  • A New View Of The Mountain at Vesta's South Pole
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - October 10, 2011
    Posted on: 10/10/2011 11:56:47 PM PDT

  • NASA Dawn Journal September 1, 2011
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - September 5, 2011
    Posted on: 9/5/2011 8:06:30 PM PDT

  • Dawn Image: 3D Image of Vesta's Equatorial Region
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - September 3, 2011
    Posted on: 9/3/2011 6:19:13 PM PDT

  • Dawn Image of Asteroid Vesta: Equatorial Grooves Imaged at the Limb of Vesta
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - September 2, 2011
    Posted on: 9/3/2011 2:10:32 AM PDT

  • Dawn Image of Asteroid Vesta: Central Mound at the South Pole
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - September 2, 2011
    Posted on: 9/2/2011 12:57:04 PM PDT

  • Dawn Image of Asteroid Vesta: Craters and Grooves
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - September 1, 2011
    Posted on: 9/1/2011 4:50:05 PM PDT

  • Dawn Image of Asteroid Vesta: South Polar Scarp
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - August 31, 2011
    Posted on: 8/31/2011 7:11:57 PM PDT

  • NASA Dawn Journal - August 11, 2011
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - August 15, 2011
    Posted on: 8/16/2011 2:46:12 PM PDT

  • Image: Two Large Young Craters on Vesta As Seen From Orbit
    NASA HQ - August 15, 2011
    Posted on: 8/15/2011 5:33:36 PM PDT

  • Image: Close-up View of 'Snowman' Craters on Vesta As Seen From Orbit
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - August 2, 2011
    Posted on: 8/3/2011 1:41:34 AM PDT

  • Image: Close-up View of Craters in South Equatorial Region on Vesta As Seen From Orbit
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - August 2, 2011
    Posted on: 8/3/2011 1:40:55 AM PDT

  • Image: Vesta's South Pole As Seen From Orbit
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 24, 2011
    Posted on: 7/24/2011 7:03:19 PM PDT

  • Image of Vesta Captured by Dawn on July 1, 2011
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 7, 2011
    Posted on: 7/7/2011 8:53:06 PM PDT

  • Dawn Status Report 1 July 2011
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 2, 2011
    Posted on: 7/3/2011 2:10:22 AM PDT

  • NASA Dawn Journal May 27, 2011
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - June 9, 2011
    Posted on: 6/9/2011 12:06:45 PM PDT

  • Dawn Gets Vesta Target Practice
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - March 12, 2011
    Posted on: 3/12/2011 3:11:51 PM PDT

  • Dawn Science Team: Education and Public Outreach Liaison Call For Applications
    Planetary Science Institute - January 30, 2011
    Posted on: 1/31/2011 3:18:05 AM PDT

  • Dawn Mission Support: Request for Ground-Based Vestoid Photometry
    Planetary Exploration Newsletter - January 9, 2011
    Posted on: 1/9/2011 6:35:50 PM PDT